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Official Name: Republic of Panama
Capital City: Panama City
Languages: Spanish (official), others (13 languages)  
Official Currency: Balboa Questions about Brasilian Medicinal Plants
Contact - Regional Coordinator: camerica@cieer.org
Religions: Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Baha'i, others  
Population: 2,739,000 References/Suggested Readings
Indigenous Population: See Bibliography -
Land Area: 75,990 sq km (29,340 sq miles)  
Number of Indigenous languages:
Number of Indigenous groups: Links
Native Vascular plant species: 8500 - 9000 World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Threatened Plants
Endemic Species: 1230 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants
% Species endemism: 13.7-14.5 % Summer Institute of Linguistics - Ethnologue, 13th Edition
Total no. threatened: 1305  
% Species threatened: ?  
 Medicinal plant estimate: ?

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